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Description - A Flower for the Dead - The Memorials of Bogdan Bogdanovic by Friedrich Achleitner

The Serbian Bogdan Bogdanovic (1922-2010)architect, urbanist, polymath, writer and former mayor of Belgrade - created some of the most distinctive memorials in Europe. In particular his Flower of Stone, in Jasenovac (Croatia) and the Dudik Memorial Park in Vukovar (Croatia,1980) gained international attention. Spread across the territories of former Yugoslavia, Bogdanovic's monuments, memorial sites and necropolises (cemeteries) symbolise both the cultural diversity and the tragic history of the Balkans; they all reflect his philosophy which is one of inclusion, the unity of human experience arising from conflict and shared trauma. Friedrich Achtleitner, poet and architectural critic, has visited all memorials, with Bogdanovic and alone. In A Flower for the Dead, he presents what he has seen during his travels in essays and emotive images.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783906027357
ISBN-10: 390602735X
Format: Hardback
(250mm x 150mm x 15mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Park Books
Publisher: Park Books
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2014
Country of Publication: Switzerland

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Author Biography - Friedrich Achleitner

Friedrich Achtleitner, born 1930, is an Austrian poet and architecture critic. He also taught as a professor at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and has published numerous books both of fiction and non-fiction.

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